John Lennon: A Biography, 1st Edition

  • Jacqueline Edmondson
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  • ISBN-10: 0313379394
  • ISBN-13: 9780313379390
  • DDC: 782.421640
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 198 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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John Lennon was a singer, songwriter, activist, artist, and writer whose life and work left an indelible mark on rock music and the world. Lennon first became famous as the founding member of The Beatles, and his songwriting partnership with bandmate Paul McCartney remains legendary in the history of pop music. Lennon's creative work, which extended well beyond his years as a Beatle and lasted until his final days, still provides enjoyment and inspiration to millions around the world. This biography provides a comprehensive account of John Lennon's life for students and general readers, integrating information from interviews conducted during his life with published accounts of Lennon from a range of perspectives. It covers the time from his birth in Liverpool in 1940 to his murder in New York City in 1980.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Greenwood Biographies.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
Timeline: Events in the Life of John Lennon.
1: Liverpool Lad.
2: The Artist.
3: The Beatles.
4: Beatlemania.
5: Fame, Fortune, and Fantasy.
6: John and Yoko.
7: Moving On.
8: Searching for Peace in New York City.
9: Getting into Another Car.
Appendix 1: Challenges of Writing about John Lennon and Explanation of Key Sources.
Appendix 2: John Lennon's Albums.
Selected Bibliography.
About the Author.